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Virgin America

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Virgin America Airbus A320-200
Virgin America
555 Airport Blvd
Burlingame
CA 94010
USA
Tel.: +1 650 762 7000
Fax: +1 650 548 2506
Email:
Website: www.virginamerica.com
Owner:  
Base: San Francisco (SFO)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: August 2007
Virgin America operates this equipment: Executives
  • 10 x Airbus A319-100
  • 42 x Airbus A320-200 (+30 ordered)
  • (30) Airbus A320neo (planned)
President & CEO:
CFO:
SVP Flight ops:
David Cush
Peter Hunt
Bob Weatherly

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Virgin America  
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USA.California San Francisco 2004-
Initially formed in 2002 by Virgin Group as a project for a low-cost carrier in the U.S. code-named Virgin USA. Applied for certificate 8/12/05. ops start postponed to 2006 after US-based financing was organized with VAI Partners (joint venture of Black Canyon Capital and Cyrus Capital Partners investment firms), later delayed again after objections to the DoT from US legacy carriers led by Continental AL. Application rejected by US DoT 27/12/06, tentatively approved 3/07. Started services 8/8/07. VAI Partners pulled out in 2/09, carrier expecting new US investors. US citizenship re-confirmed by DoT in 1/10 after a complaint was received from Alaska AL.

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